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squaring off these days. john stewart and bill o'reilly are doing it as well. mike viqueira has more now from the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jenna. both candidates are pouring it on now, raising big piles of campaign cash and playing to ever bigger crowds. this with 30 days to go to the finish line. momentum off his debate's success, mitt romney kept the heat on the president last night in florida. >> he said, you know, you can't fix washington from the inside. you can only fix it from the outside. we'll give him that chance on november. >> reporter: the romney campaign says it's taken in $12 million in campaign cash. while the obama campaign reported a record monthly haul, $181 million in september, tops for either campaign this year. in his weekly address the president touted another september number, the unexpected drop in the jobless rate. >> friday we learned the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since i took office. more americans are entering the workforce. more americans are getting jobs. >> reporter: and in case you like your politics a b
's the difference between four years ago and this time. john mccain was very passive. let the president, candidate obama do whatever he wants to do. mitt romney will not do that, and here's the strength tonight. >> here's the challenge. on the one hand mitt romney has to connect, needs a second look. has had a rough couple of weeks. everyone acknowledged that. needs to be specific about what a romney presidency would achieve. >> we're not talking about accomplishing a lot. two or three things in an hour and a half to accomplish. one of them is to show he's in command, understands the job of the presidency and put barack obama on the defensive given his horrific record on the economy and on national security, and i think he will do that. i think he will be tough with the president. i don't think the president will react particularly well to that because i don't think the president gets people who are very tough with him very often, and i think that interplay i think will be the key moment of the night. >> you see more people optimistic about the economy. you see the president's poll numbers improvi
. >> it will be the orioles game at camden yards. okay, thank, john and thanks for >>> we are back on saturday morning, october 6th, 2012, and we're happy to have our friends on the plaza enjoying this mild weather. nice columbus day weekend. i'm jenna wolf along with lester holt. coming up, a remarkable story of survival. >> this 23-year-old survived a car accident where her spine was actually torn from her skull. that type of injury, as you can imagine, is usually fatal. she'll tell us exactly how she survived. >> great story. >>> then we're going to switch gears and talk shopping. there's a grocery store chain that's got some new offerings aimed at getting consumers to buy more than just food. it seems to be the new trend. we're going to take a look at that. >> one-stop shopping. >>> what do the beatles and james bond have in common? the fab four and 007 both have nicknames with numbers in them, they're both british, and we'll tell you why it's a special time for fans of both cultural icons. >> i love the beatles, but can we stay on that daniel craig shot for like six more hours? are you okay with
this song. don't look. this is an old song. it's a john denver song. >> i'm going to probably like it. >> you already saw it. >> i just saw it. >> this is sung not by john denver but by carly ray yep yep /* -- jepsen. >> the "call me maybe" girl. >> such a feel-good song. ♪ sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy ♪ ♪ sunshine in my eyes can make me cry ♪ >> is this on her new cd? >> i heard it randomly and thought who is singing "sunshine on my shoulders" so beautifully. carly e.r.a. -- carly ra rae jepsen. >> this is a cover of an old song. >> she's good. she'll have more. >> she is talented, yeah, yeah. it will be unbelievable if she comes up with something as catchy as the other. >> she won't. >> she might. >> no. it's over. >> is it okay or not okay to tweet for your pet? >> you say? >> it's okay, but let's be honest, it's kind of weird. >> i think it's weird when you're tweeting for your animal. >> who's got the time to do this stuff? >> what did i say? >> you said, yes, it's okay. finally you can tweet naked pictures and no one will care. >> did you know it's breast can
the endorsement of denver broncos football legend john elway. >> what an honor, what a welcome and colorado welcome. thank you so much >> reporter: governor's first and only event ahead of tomorrow's big presidential debate was at a packed air and space museum in denver. >> people want to know who is going to win? who is going to score the punches? you know, in my view it's not so much winning andalusian or even the people themselves, the president and myself. it's about something bigger than that. >> reporter: still playing off the enthusiastic crowd, romney appeared to test out a few new zingers including this one on the keystone oil pipeline halted by the obama administration. >> by the way, i'm going to get that pipeline from canada if i have to build it myself. >> reporter: romney's running mate paul ryan was greeted by his family in iowa before kicking off a bus tour in dubuque where he emphasized the importance of the upcoming debates. >> we are entering the debate phase, the choice phase of this campaign, and this choice is ever so clear. >> reporter: president obama is hunkering d
the discussion today, we'll hear from daniel ford about how john hopkins university plans to cope with tight science funding. hop skins was the lead -- hopkins was the leading recipient of funding. it received grants worth $570 million. we'll hear industry's viewpoint from doug williams, a member of the leadership team of a company that discovered and markets drugs for put cal schoar rows and -- multiple sclerosis and cancer. for an insider's perspective on congress' tick, we are joined by mike. i want to start with you. when you were in congress, you pushed for the n.i.h. budget doubling. you convinced newt gingrich this was a good idea to do. congress did it but after they finished doing it, they kind of took their eye off the ball and inflation adjusted terms, n.i.h. funding has gone down, has declined substantially since then. what happened? >> first i don't think -- i don't take credit for pushing newt beginning rich to do -- gingrich to do anything. you don't push gingrich. i think there was a period of time after all was completed with doubling the budget, you know, ten or so years ag
." a suicide bomber targets nato troops in afghanistan and 14 are dead. we'll ask john miller about the link between the taliban and al qaeda. >> as the candidates focus on wednesday's debate a top republican predicts we'll see a brand new race on thursday. >> arnold schwarzenegger tells "60 minutes" he still wants his family to forgive him. we'll show you part of that interview you didn't see last night. >> we begin this morning with today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> breaking news in eastern afghanistan. >> at least three nato troops killed in a suicide blast. >> the attacker ran his motorcycle past explosives into a u.s. military convoy. >> the reason for the nato/american intervention, terrorism has not gone away. >> governor romney is an excellent debater. i'm just okay. >> governor rom the high, president obama gearing up for their first president debate on wednesday. >> i don't think one event is going make-or-break this campaign. >> thursday morning you'll be scratching your head and say wow we have a barn burner now in this race. >> maria asked you why didn't you tell
ready for the next session, next debate, hoping his mum carries over next week. >> john harwood is cnbc's chief washington correspondent. thanks for being here. i don't know if it's possible to strip politics away from these new unemployment numbers, but if you can, explain, does the president get credit for these numbers coming down, and how real are they? >> well, the president gets credit or blame for whatever the economic conditions are on his watch. these are numbers that are better than they've been, but they're still not good numbers. 7.8% is a high unemployment rate. we've got an economy that's not growing very fast. but it's certainly good news for the president to be able to say that 7.8%, the rate when i took office, we're back down there again. but i think people make too much political impact of these jobs numbers, because they don't need a government statistic to tell them how they feel about it. >> but then you have somebody influential like jack welch who tweets something suggesting these numbers are cooked. every expert seems to suggest that would be impossible. what's
, camden john, a lovely, lovely name. this wasn't the first choice of the name. >> what was? tell us! >> i spoke to vanessa and colin was their first choice. >> before she had the baby, i sat down with her, she said they had a deal if it was a boy he would name the baby. if it was a girl, she would name the baby. however, it was a boy and she picked the name. so they both agreed on it. so it's not colin. >> she did all the work, it's only fair. >> that's a beautiful, beautiful baby. >> they didn't sell it to a magazine. they didn't do any of that. they took the picture and they tweeted it out for all their fans to see. >> there's a scandal happening with a country singer called jason aldean, married with kids, he was seen smooching -- >> he was at a restaurant in hollywood on the hollywood strip and he was photographed kissing an "american idol" contestant. she didn't get terribly far in the competition. her name is britney. the picture went all over the internet. britney had some very harsh things said about her on twitter. she's deleted her twitter account and said she had no idea this m
for a fund-raising event including a concert with john bone jovi, katy perry and stevie wonder. >> peter alexander from virginia, thank you. ed schultz is the host of "the ed show" on msnbc. >> good morning, savannah. >> you're a supporter of the president, your viewers are a supporter of the president. i think everybody in the political spectrum believed he slipped wednesday night. >> they can't miss the mark again. the margin of error, winning or losing in this campaign or this election is so tight right now, he just can't do it. i mean, there's been such an effort to suppress the vote. those people are now energized after what they saw the other night. the president's team has to bounce back, get on message, be aggressive. you know, talk radio across america people were disappointed. they were frustrated. they saw the perfect opening. i got a phone call from a lady yesterday in pennsylvania who said that, you know, when i'm sitting at home and i know the material better than the president, something owes wrong. >> it's a question of whether he fought back on substance. there's also th
. tell me about this technology. this is fantastic. >> so this is a arm that was pioneered at johns hopkins advanced physics -- applied physics lab and it has recently been used to literally tap into the brains of people who are paralyzed. so that they can with their minds control this hand. >> so -- it's been tested and works? shake my hand, see how good that grip is. wow. >> incredible, right? >> impressive. yeah. this is a life-saver for a lot of people. >> and in the future, they're hoping to put sensors on it so it can communicate feelings back to the brain, as well. >> oh, wow. it is really amazing. glen durene, thank you so much with "popular mechanics." >> thank you. >>> coming up next, a foodie from across the pond is sharing his family recipe for crab cakes. first, this is "today" on nbc. >> he's not cooking turkey. it's crab! >>> "today's kitchen" brought to you by kraft shreds. make something amazing. >> this morning in "today's kitchen," what's for dinner? how to make crab cakes. tom parker bowles with a fresh family collection of recipes in "let's eat". the name sounds
viewers the chance to see the world from a bird's-eye view. john, good morning. good to see you. why birds? >> they're the most amazing creatures. they're emotional creatures, far more intelligent than we imagine, and the most amazing thing is they are able to traverse a continent. they see the world as we would like to see it, from the air. >> and so less exotic, less dangerous, certainly. but what an incredible view. >> it's an incredible view. and they're obviously difficult to film so i wanted to be sure we had the technology and way of filming them that could show how amazing these creatures are. >> let's talk about that. talk about the time and the effort and the creativity it took to capture some of these images. >> well, we were four years making this. and all of the time, the technology was catching up with our ambition. so we have many, many ways that we tried to fly or did fly with birds. we've had birds trained to fly alongside micro leitz. that in itself takes a year to achieve to get birds used to flying alongside micro lites. >> a micro lite being? >> an ultra lite you call
, continuing towards the split. john collins joins us with a look at the forecast. >> we have to look at the radar grid we circle the baltimore area. there is another band of rain. cloudy showers west of frederick. temperature-wise, reading of 71. humidity is still up to rid of government pressure at the high side -- barometric pressure at the high side at 12. rain chance is will drop a little bit but we still have a chance of showers northwesterly at 10. >> we are back with another update at 8:56. share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. >>> 8:30 now on this thursday morning. it's the fourth day of october, 2012. we're spending some time with some of our fabulous friends on the plaza at rockefeller center. starting their day with us. it's good to see all those white lab coats. it's appreciate your pharmacist month. did you know that? >> i've got to do that. >> he's got a prescription right now. >> don't say that. >> good morning, everyone, i'm savannah gurt
in california for a fund-raiser, including a concert with john bon jovi, katy perry, and stevie wonder. >> thanks. chuck todd, nbc's political director and correspondent. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> a jobs report on one hand, the jobs added a lackluster figure, but unemployment dipped. in terms of the headline, does it benefit president obama? >> it benefits him in the tone of coverage today, right, in the way the media looks at him, in the way he's got something positive to talk about, and it is a psychological barrier. right after the democratic convention, all of that momentum a month ago the democrats had, friday after the democratic convention, a bad jobs report came out, and that did nothing to stop the president's momentum. i don't know if this does anything to stop, for instance, mitt romney's momentum. this is something we've seen in polling, that the economy is kind of baked in. while the psychological barrier gives a talking point to the president on the stump, whether it changes people's minds at this point, i don't know. >> mitt romney put out a statement righ
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